Buffing Compounds & Polishes

ASTRA VERNICI: THE BUFFING SPECIALIST

It is certainly not by chance that our company, established in 1951 as wood coatings producer, is also involved in buffing products..
In fact, who better than the paint manufacturer knows the issues of coatings and how to solve them in combination with the best polishing products?
This is why ASTRA VERNICI S.r.l. it is universally recognized as a privileged experienced partner as far as buffing & polishing concerns.
Thanks to an effective range of abrasive-polishing compounds and with the support of many years of experience we are able to find the right solutions for all the needs in polishings.

Our production includes:

  • SOLID BUFFING PASTE (in sticks) for automatic or manual polishing machines
  • BUFFING COMPOUNDS (semi liquid kind) (also called abrasive waxes) for automatic or manual polishing machines
  • POLISH (in liquid form) for final touch
  • ADDITIVE / REDUCER for the dilution and for moistening the rollers
BRIEF NOTIONS ABOUT THE BUFFING PROCEDURE
POLISHING ROLLERS

The roller felts shall never be dry but damp and impregnated with abrasive paste to avoid scratches on the film. We suggest to use flannel or soft cotton rollers. To keep the rollers soft during prolonged breaks (or weekends) it is advisable to wet them with our emollient liquid ADDITIVE W/CC

FOAMED PADS FOR HAND BUFFING

On the market there are several padsfor roto-orbital polishing machines. The lamb wool pads a good for their cutting force and are to used in the first step of th ebuffing process, while the polyurethane foamed pads (the softer ones, usually in a dark color) have to be used in the final polishing step.

MOST COMMON MACHINES IN THE POLISHING PROCESSES AND SUGGESTED PRODUCTS

Below is a representation of the most common devices used in polishing processes :